Metals and Melting Practices - Alloy,Blowing,Carbon Monoxide
Alloy: Usually a mixture of metals but steel is an alloy that has some non-metals, especially carbon.
Blowing: An operation in which a gas, frequently oxygen, is blown into the furnace.
Carbon Monoxide: A toxic flammable gas, formula CO. The gaseous reducing agent that decrease iron ore in the Blast Furnace.